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Mango


Mango - Research
Recent studies indicate that mangoes may have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and pain relieving properties.6,7,8  There is no current research regarding any therapeutic properties of mango butter.
The fruit contains vitamin A and C, and is a good source of potassium.1,3 
 
References:
1  Parrotta J. Healing Plants of Peninsular India. New York: CABI Publishing; 2001.
 
3  Wood R. The New Whole Foods Encyclopedia. New York: Penguin Books; 1999.
 
6  Ojewole J. Anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and hypoglycemic effects of Mangifera indica Linn. (Anacardiaceae) stem-bark aqueous extract. Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol. October 2005;27(8):547-554.
 
7  Remirez D, Tafazoli S, Delgado R, et al. Preventing hepatocyte oxidative stress cytotoxicity with Mangifera indica L. extract (Vimang). Drug Metabol Drug Interact. 2005;21(1):19-29.
 
8  Grover J, Yadav S, Vats V. Medicinal plants of India with anti-diabetic potential. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 2002;81:81-100.
 


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